Everything about the arts lights you up and you see yourself managing, producing, and planning artistic events of your own. It's intriguing, yes?

At Harford, you can immerse yourself and prepare for a diverse career in arts management. By combining the tools of business with your love of the arts, you can help build bridges between arts, artists, and audiences.


At Harford Community College, we offer an arts management degree that can prepare you for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree.

Program Overview


Program Requirements:

Associate of Arts


No. of Credits Required:

Associate of Arts: 60




Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)




Ben Fisler





Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your arts management studies.

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What kind of courses can I expect to take?

Develop a strong background in arts management through required courses and electives like these at Harford:

Arts Management Seminar

Principles of Management

Visual and Performing Arts Survey

Principles of Marketing

Modern Art and Culture

What can I do when I complete this program?

With a degree or certificate in arts management at Harford, you can prepare for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree while gaining foundational knowledge to prepare for a career in art business management.

Top Transfer Destinations

  • University of Maryland

  • Towson University

  • Loyola College

  • Goucher College

  • American University

Potential Careers

  • Producer

  • Arts Director

  • Museum Exhibition Planner

  • Art Festival Director

  • Non-Profit Executive Director

  • Donor Relations Manager

  • Tour Manager

Use the Career Insight Tool to see what opportunities are available for you.




Who teaches this program?

At Harford, our award-winning, full-time and adjunct faculty bring a wealth of industry and classroom experience to professionally mentor and guide you through your program.

How do I get started?

You've taken your first step into a larger world of possibility for you and your future. Now is the time! Reach out and apply, request more information, or visit our campus.